96-year old Karl Dilger of Mariah Hill, passed away Wednesday at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand. 

He is survived by his wife,

Marie Dilger;

Three sons,

Chester Dilger of Ferdinand,

Samuel Dilger of Mariah Hill

and Roger Dilger of Mariah Hill;

Two daughters,

Andrea Wagner of St. Anthony

and Vicki Keller of Mariah Hill;

Three step-sons,

Ray Gaesser of Corning, IA,

Bob Gaesser of Dale

and Larry Gaesser of Gentryville;

Three step-daughters,

Cathy Nolan of Indianapolis,

Linda Droege of Wadesville,

and Mary Fischer of Ferdinand;

12 grandchildren, 10 step-grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 2 step-great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services for 96-year old Karl Dilger of Mariah Hill will be held at 10 am CST Tuesday in Mary Help of Christians Church in Mariah Hill with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call for visitation from 2 till 8 pm CST Monday at the Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand and Tuesday from 9 am CST until time of service at Mary Help of Christians Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.